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  • UMBC Student Delegates at the Model African Union Summit

    Professor Chuku leads student delegation at Model AU
    Professor Gloria Chuku led a ten-student delegation to the 14th Model African Union summit February 17-21, 2016 in Washington, DC. Sarah Agarrat, Micahyas Akama, Ayodele Daniel, Yenin Gnaka, Maada...
    Posted: February 23, 2016 2:25 PM
  • Mary Akaras Scholarship Book Award for $500

    Scholarship Book Award for $500
    Mary Akaras Scholarship Book Award  Call for nominations The Dresher Center for the Humanities seeks nominations for students eligible to receive the Mary Akaras Scholarship Book Award...
    Posted: February 22, 2016 12:40 PM
  • Coffee & Conversation with the Department of Africana Chair

    What Can You Do With a Degree in Africana Studies?
    Come and enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee with  Dr. Tyson King-Meadows, Chair of Africana Studies,  Thursday February 18, 2016,  12:30pm – 2:00pm at Au Bon Pain located in the Commons. ...
    Posted: February 16, 2016 5:00 PM
  • Problem Solving in the Urban Black Community

    AFST 385/ AFST POLI 340
     AFST 385/POLI 340 SEATS STILL AVAILABLE Problem-Solving in the Urban Black Community AFST 385/POLI 340 Instructor(s) Dr. Tyson King-Meadows Meets Wednesday 4:30pm - 7:00pm...
    Posted: February 1, 2016 3:26 PM
  • Black Ethnic Identity and Immigration

    Black Culture, Africana Studies, African, Identity
    BLACK ETHNIC IDENTITY AND IMMIGRATION  Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM UC Bldg Rm 310 Christina Greer, Associate Professor, Political Science, Fordham University There has...
    Posted: January 28, 2016 9:59 AM
  • Spring Course: 20th Century Black Literature

    AFST/ENGL 261
    There are still seats available in AFST/ENGL 261: 20th Century Black Lit, a comparative approach to African and African American literatures. Register now for Spring 2016!
    Posted: January 4, 2016 5:43 PM
  • Dr. Chuku's Article on African Women in the Faculty Voice

    Excellent article by Dr. Gloria Chuku on African women in the Faculty Voice. Part two forthcoming in the next issue.  
    Posted: December 16, 2015 11:55 AM
  • Welcome Reception Sept. 17, 2015, Fine Arts bldg rm 559 4:pm

    Department of Africana Studies
    Dear Students, Staff, Faculty, and Friends of the Department of Africana Studies, To celebrate the beginning of another exciting year in AFST at UMBC, I invite you to attend the 2015 Welcome...
    Posted: September 14, 2015 1:55 PM
  • Dear White People: Film Screening and Conversation

    Humanities Forum
    Humanities Forum Kimberly Moffitt, Dresher Center fellow and associate professor of American studies, UMBC Damon Turner, adjunct professor in Africana studies, UMBC and PhD Candidate in African...
    Posted: September 10, 2015 12:46 PM

    Department of Africana Studies
    Department of Africana Studies Fine Arts Building – Rm 535 South Job Announcement   Job Summary: Individual will perform a wide variety of responsible office support and administrative...
    Posted: August 26, 2015 12:29 PM